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Pendant blooms of a fuchsia in greens, reds, pinks and ,of course. fuchsia. reds
15" x 11"

Though short-lived in the Texas heat, Fuchsia are a favorite of mine, perhaps because my "Grammie" grew them. So before my lovely hanging basket burnt up in the summer heat, I had to preserve it on paper! I slopped on a wet mix of Permanent Rose and Alizarine Crimson (two of my favorites!) where the flowers would be, covering the leafy area with a mix of greens. Then I painted in the purple folded centers and the Fuchsia outer petals more realistically, adding watered down paint to create the buds and leaves. Now my memory of my lovely Fuchsia plant will live on.